3D Printing Your Own Lawn Mower Sounds Like a Great Idea Until It Fails

After building a garage-sized high-speed 3D printer called the Cheetah, Hans Fouche decided that he needed to actually print something useful to convince people to buy his new machine—especially given its $10,000 price tag. So as a proof-of-concept he created what has to be the world's first—and quite possibly its… »1/06/15 6:44pm1/06/15 6:44pm


A Riding Mower That Transforms Into an ATV Is All Work and All Play

Riding mowers and ATVs can cost as much as a decent used car, but expensive or not, they're a must-have accessory if you have to maintain a large piece of property. So a company called Denver Global Products has created the Raven MPV7100S, which combines both into a single vehicle—with added functionality that also… »4/01/14 5:40pm4/01/14 5:40pm

A Badass Remote Tank Mower That Could Probably Clear a Forest

Remote controlled lawnmowers are far from a new idea. People have been cutting grass from the comfort of a lawn chair for years now. But what if you needed to clear the side of a steep hill, or obliterate some nasty weeds without ever getting up? That's when you'll need the intimidating half-tank half-mower called the… »4/05/13 3:40pm4/05/13 3:40pm

Tip: Shooting a Malfunctioning Device with a Shotgun Voids the Warranty

Man, companies are always trying to screw ya. Take warranties, for example. They'll void them for practically anything these days! Just ask Keith Walendowski of Milwaukee, WI (pictured). All he did was shoot his lawnmower with a sawed-off shotgun, and now the company who makes it says the warranty is voided. What a… »7/25/08 6:40pm7/25/08 6:40pm

Dixie Chopper Excalibur 3874: Smoke Your Neighbor in a Lawnmower Drag Race

With words like "Chopper" and "Excalibur" in the title, you know that this lawnmower can haul some ass and cut some grass. In fact, the manufacturer is touting it as the world's fastest lawnmower with a top speed of 15 mph on 38 hp. It may not seem all that fast, but you could tear up your yard and be inside getting… »4/18/08 6:30pm4/18/08 6:30pm